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Table 2 Genetic diversity among indel haplotypes for MSP-3α

From: Merozoite surface protein-3 alpha as a genetic marker for epidemiologic studies in Plasmodium vivax: a cautionary note

Indel haplotype Gene length (bp) n Average pairwise divergence per site (SE) Geographic origin of isolates
At all informative sites among the group At sites shared by all isolates
1 1788 4 0.013 (0.002) 0.014 (0.002) New Guinea, Thailand
2 2100 2 0.019 (0.003) 0.009 (0.002) Thailand
3 2559 5 0.033 (0.003) 0.022 (0.003) Malaysia, El Salvador, Thailand
4 2550 2 0.060 (0.005) 0.025 (0.004) Indonesia, Thailand
5 2538 5 0.040 (0.003) 0.026 (0.003) Mauritania, Bangladesh, Brazil, Thailand
6 2577 2 0.013 (0.002) 0.016 (0.003) Panama, Thailand
7 2271 7 0.007 (0.001) 0.004 (0.001) Venezuela
  1. Nucleotide diversity and its standard error (SE) among the 7 indel haplotypes exhibited by more than one P. vivax sample (n) is shown.